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Despite their inability to produce colorful pigment, giraffes and other animals with leucism don’t face genetic disadvantages to their survival, but their color can attract unwanted attention.
The giraffes' white color is caused by a genetic condition called leucism that affects their cells' pigmentation, the Program said.
Animals with leucism may have darker pigment in their soft tissue, and their eyes retain a normal color.
Life can be tough for white squirrels, and other animals with leucism.
There are three ways this can occur: albinism, leucism, and isabellinism.
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